Northwest of San Rafael (Miocene of Venezuela)

Also known as Urumaco

Where: Falcon, Venezuela (11.2° N, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 11.0° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Urumaco Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. M. Scheyer, O. A. Aguilera, M. Delfino, D. C. Fortier, A. A. Carlini, R. Sánchez, J. D. Carrillo-Briceño, L. Quiroz, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2013. Crocodylian diversity peak and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the northern Neotropics. Nature Communications 4(1907):1-9 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 147465: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.07.2013, edited by Juan Carrillo

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Purussaurus sp. Barbosa Rodrigues 1892 crocodilian
AMU-CURS-384 (left mandible), AMU-CURS-390 (mandibular fragment), and AMU-CURS-394
Purussaurus cf. mirandai2 Aguilera et al. 2006 crocodilian
AMU-CURS-528
Mourasuchus sp.2 Price 1964 crocodilian
AMU-CURS-395, 396, 530 and 537
Globidentosuchus brachyrostris Scheyer et al. 2013 crocodilian
AMU-CURS-383 (cranium and mandibles)
 Crocodylia -
Gryposuchus sp. Gürich 1912 crocodilian
AMU-CURS-399 (cranial fragments)
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Neoepiblemidae
Phoberomys sp.1 Kraglievich 1926 caviomorph
AMU-CURS 380, 382
Neoepiblema sp.1 Ameghino 1889 caviomorph
AMU-CURS 381